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Old 14th Mar 2019, 16:13
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Stansted numbers for February 2019...

1,873,303 + 8.2%

28,274,528 rolling 12 months + 8.6%

Fastest growing in MAG portfolio again.
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Old 14th Mar 2019, 18:54
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The charters today we're Rennes supporters for the match against Arsenal.
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Old 14th Mar 2019, 19:49
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Thanks for the info & yes certainly the Avion Express returned from Rennes again in the afternoon.
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Old 19th Mar 2019, 12:44
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Atlas Global will utilise the A330 on three of their daily IST/STN services in April.

Credit Routes.
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Old 19th Mar 2019, 17:38
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Couple more STN widebody snippets today.

Emirates used a B77W in the A6-EP* sequence today on the UAE33 the first time the newer A6-EQ* a/c have been subbed since service start.

FDX B763F departed today after arriving a week ago from CDG to enable FDX ground training & familiarization,perhaps ultimately replacing the A300F on Intra-European flights then?
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Old 19th Mar 2019, 20:51
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Originally Posted by southside bobby View Post
Couple more STN widebody snippets today.

Emirates used a B77W in the A6-EP* sequence today on the UAE33 the first time the newer A6-EQ* a/c have been subbed since service start.

FDX B763F departed today after arriving a week ago from CDG to enable FDX ground training & familiarization,perhaps ultimately replacing the A300F on Intra-European flights then?
Yes Iíve heard a rumour that the B767 will eventually replace the A300ís. I know this has happened within Asia so canít be long for Europe to follow.

Also an appearance of one of Antonovís AN124ís today UR-82009 arriving from Alicante.
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Old 19th Mar 2019, 21:51
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Originally Posted by STN406 View Post


Yes Iíve heard a rumour that the B767 will eventually replace the A300ís. I know this has happened within Asia so canít be long for Europe to follow.

Also an appearance of one of Antonovís AN124ís today UR-82009 arriving from Alicante.
Its happening starting July. Phased implementation per route with the 767F replacing the A300-600. CDG-STN-DUB-STN-CDG being the first. All the A300s should be gone from Europe by November.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 08:16
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Info courtesy of Stansted Airport Media.

Stansted gears up for it`s busiest ever Summer,

Expecting 100,000 pax per day regularly peak Summer,

Introduces/unveils "The Hub" a new control centre to co-ordinate all aspects of airport ops & resources facilitating freer movement/flow of passengers through the terminal & the entire airport estate.

Will utilise up to 200 extra security staff & customer service agents & ambassadors.

Introduce new customer service point airside.

Brand new fleet of over 30 high quality buses serving car parks & airside provided with real time passenger information.

Introduction of the new 2,700 space multi storey car park.

Further increased seating with 200 additional seats at The Windmill & a further 100 at Burger King.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 09:36
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Has the Windmill been affected by people boycotting Wetherspoons over Tim Martinís Brexit stance?
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 13:25
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After the local council UDC approved STN expansion plans from 35m to 43mppa in November the decision was then subject to a review by the Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government to adjudge if the decision should have in fact been taken locally.
Safe to say a Government Minister has ruled yesterday that UDC were the right body to approve the planning application & the expansion plans will therefore not be called in.
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 15:11
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Has the Windmill been affected by people boycotting Wetherspoons over Tim Martin’s Brexit stance?
Place is packed morning noon and night, hence the instalation of an extra floor with 200 more seats.
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Old 25th Mar 2019, 17:05
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National Express doubles frequency of service A9 London/Stratford-Stansted to every 15 mins.
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Old 25th Mar 2019, 17:58
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Originally Posted by southside bobby View Post
National Express doubles frequency of service A9 London/Stratford-Stansted to every 15 mins.
Is that because the Stansted Express cannot be relied upon at the moment...like much of the rail network out of Liverpool St?
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Old 25th Mar 2019, 19:06
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National Express state passenger numbers have gone from strength to strength on the service particularly over the last 12 months & regarding the Stansted Express say...now just as frequent,just as quick but costs less.
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Old 25th Mar 2019, 19:22
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Originally Posted by southside bobby View Post
After the local council UDC approved STN expansion plans from 35m to 43mppa in November the decision was then subject to a review by the Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government to adjudge if the decision should have in fact been taken locally.
Safe to say a Government Minister has ruled yesterday that UDC were the right body to approve the planning application & the expansion plans will therefore not be called in.
Next challenge - SSE judicial review at the high court.
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Old 25th Mar 2019, 20:28
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SSE Judicial Review has been on hold in the High Court for the last 4 months pending a decision from Government & stated above.

SSE say they are now taking legal advice on "whether to widen the basis of their legal challenge".

They say they intend to "update" the High Court by the end of next week.
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Old 29th Mar 2019, 09:01
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SSE has confirmed it will commence legal proceedings to challenge for a Judicial review into the Mar20 decision above by the Communities Secretary not to intervene in the decision by UDC to approve STN expansion to 43mppa.

Muddled picture as it appears SSE challenging the decision not to intervene last week then & also challenging the original basis for the expansion planning by MAG.

Win Win for lawyers.

On a positive side note STN is expected to overtake MAN in a very few months to become the UK`s 3rd busiest airport again.
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Old 29th Mar 2019, 09:24
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Smart Lynx 321 YL-LCQ arriving from Riga at 10.50 as MT 4790, is this for the MT summer lease ?
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Old 31st Mar 2019, 06:08
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YL-LCQ has been reported as TCX summer lease for STN.

TCX operate to DLM this morning...1st service of season?

With the transition to summer schedules only the easyJet STN-AMS service appears to be prefixed EJU all others retain EZY.
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Old 31st Mar 2019, 08:38
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Thomas Cook

Are Thomas Cook basing two aircraft at Stansted this summer? If so, both Smart Lynx?

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